Daily Current Affairs 30 November 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 30 November 2017. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 30 November 2017. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 30 November 2017 Current affairs test.

National News

1. India’s GDP growth surges to 6.3% in September quarter

  • India’s GDP surged from a 3-yr low of 5.7% in the June quarter.
  • The pace of growth is still below 7.5% recorded in the corresponding quarter a year ago.

2. IMD issues alert for Cyclone ‘Ockhi’

  • The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning for Kerala and TN as a depression formed in the Indian Ocean was turning into a cyclonic storm.
  • IMD has predicted power and communication lines could be damaged through breaking branches.

3. 40 lakh Indians have pledged to donate blood on Facebook

  • The feature, which connects the needy with the near by blood donors, will be launched in Bangladesh next year.
  • Locals allege that they have been facing this problem for around two years but this time it is extreme.

International News

1. N Korea releases photos of its latest, highest-ever ICBM

  • The missile reached an altitude of around 4500 km over 10 times higher than the orbit of NASA’s International Space Station, before landing off Japan’s coast.
  • N Korea claims that the ICBM is capable of hitting all of the US mainland.

2. Al-Qaeda calls for terror attacks in India : Reports

  • The terrorist group al-Qaeda has called for attacks in India and Myanmar in its recently-released propaganda magazine.
  • Al-Qaeda’s south Asia unit is said to be active in India.

Business News

1. Four tech billionaires lose $7.4 bn in a day as stocks fall

  • Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg fell the most, dropping $2.9 bn while Amazon stock tumble knocked $2.5 bn off Jeff Bezos’ net worth.
  • Alphabet’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page saw their wealth drop by almost $1 bn each.

2. RBI asks cooperative societies not to use ‘bank’ in names

  • This is done as it violates the Banking Regulation Act.
  • The central bank said that such societies have neither been issued any license nor are they authorised by the RBI to undertake banking business.

Sports News
1. Russia unveil Olympic shirts with ‘I don’t do doping’ slogan

  • Russia have launched their athletes’ uniform and merchandise for the upcoming Winter Olympics.
  • As many as 22 Russian athletes who competed at 2014 Winter Olympics have been banned for doping.

2. World’s 1st stadium that can be reassembled to come up in Qatar

  • The design of the Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, the world’s first fully demountable football stadium to be used for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, has been unveiled.
  • The stadium will be capable of being reassembled or turned into multiple smaller venues.

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